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2010-07-19 12:53:39

Only study currently available did not collect data on important aspects and is susceptible to bias It is unclear whether patients with neurogenic bladder disorders benefit from the drug L-methionine. The only study currently available provides neither proof of benefit nor proof of harm. This is the result of a report published by the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) on 12 July 2010. The normal function of the bladder is to ensure the storage of urine and its...

2010-07-13 14:28:58

Bladder cancer "coaches," or people who have gone through treatment for the disease, may help current patients cope with their diagnosis and manage treatment, said a health researcher from Baylor College of Medicine. "Because medical information can be complex, doctors may have difficulty relaying information about treatment procedures in a way that their patients understand," said Dr. David Latini, assistant professor in the Scott Department of Urology at BCM (www.bcm.edu/urology). "As a...

2010-07-13 14:25:51

A new imaging agent used during standard imaging procedures may help physicians spot bladder cancer in its earlier stages, said a bladder oncologist from Baylor College of Medicine. This is significant because bladder cancer clinicians and researchers say early detection of bladder cancer is key to survival. "The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved (June 2010) a new imaging agent that can be used during a cystoscopy to help clinicians spot bladder cancer in an earlier stage,...

2010-07-13 14:13:14

Men over the age of 60 who have smoked for at least 20 years are being asked to participate in a bladder cancer screening study at Baylor College of Medicine. Currently, there is no established screening method for bladder cancer. "We want to find a way to detect the cancer early enough to cure it," said Dr. Seth P. Lerner, professor in the Scott Department of Urology and the NCI-designated Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at BCM and the lead investigator of the BCM site. "There are good data to...

2010-07-13 14:11:07

Early diagnosis of bladder cancer is critical to management and treatment of the disease and improving chances of survival, said a urologic oncologist from Baylor College of Medicine. "Bladder cancer is a highly treatable, highly curable disease particularly before it invades the muscle," said Dr. Seth P. Lerner, professor in the Scott Department of Urology and the NCI-designated Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at BCM and Beth and Dave Swalm Chair in Urologic Oncology. "It requires long-term...

2010-07-12 04:00:00

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Hosts Local Events to Raise Awareness About the Fifth Most Diagnosed Cancer in America BETHESDA, Md., July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) will celebrate the first annual Bladder Cancer Awareness Day on Saturday, July 17 with more than two dozen volunteer-led events nationwide. In addition to raising public awareness about the risks and signs of bladder cancer, the events will serve as a forum for bladder cancer...

2010-07-07 04:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), the first national advocacy organization dedicated to improving public awareness of bladder cancer, applauds U.S. Representative Tom Rooney (R-Fla.) for introducing a resolution to recognize July 17, 2010 as "National Bladder Cancer Awareness Day." The first annual Bladder Cancer Awareness Day will raise awareness of bladder cancer and its symptoms, so everyone will be able to recognize the signs...

2010-06-22 11:00:00

To see the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/duchesnay-inc/semaine-mondiale-de-la-continence BLAINVILLE, QC, June 22 /PRNewswire/ - Public forums are organized across Canada until June 27 as part of the World Continence Week, an initiative of The International Continence Society. Their purpose is to promote global public awareness about the various types of incontinence affecting 3.3 million people in Canada, the multidisciplinary approaches to treatment and the...

2010-06-17 13:15:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tengion Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN) today announced that it has presented new preclinical data at the 8th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) being held June 16-19 in San Francisco. These data, highlighted during the meeting's poster session on June 16, show the important distinction between adipose-derived smooth muscle cells (SMCs) and mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). The Tengion data demonstrate that...

2010-06-07 13:49:35

Medical College of Georgia researchers have identified the culprit gene for a rare condition that turns smiles into grimaces and impedes bladder and bowel control. Their finding provides new insight into urofacial syndrome as well as incontinence in general which affects some 20 percent of the general population. "This paper really tells us and the scientific community is that this particular gene and its encoded proteins play a very important role in controlling facial and bladder muscle...


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Urinary Bladder
2013-01-18 10:29:10

The urinary bladder is a hollow organ that holds the urine, a fluid by-product excreted from the kidneys. Once enough urine is collected within the bladder, pressure initiates the process of urination which expels the urine from the system completely. Formation and Orientation Bladders are a common organ in the Animal Kingdom but are unique in characteristics to each species. Within the human species, there are some differences between female and male bladders. The first difference is...

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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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